Tick fever

Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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  • Tick-borne disease

    The mouth parts of the tick are grasped with the tweezers as close to the skin as possible; Apply firm steady pressure upward until the tick releases – do not jerk, twist, squash or squeeze the tick; Clean the wound and the tweezers with an antiseptic. Do not use petroleum jelly or nail polish remover, […]

  • Tick-borne rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere

    There are 3 known diseases caused by infection with rickettsial agents. They are North Asian tick-borne rickettsiosis, Queensland tick typhus, and African tick typhus (fievre boutonneuse).

  • Tick-borne rickettsiosis, north Asian

    One of the tick-borne rickettsial diseases of the eastern hemisphere, similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, but less severe, with fever, a small ulcer (eschar) at the site of the tick bite, swollen glands nearby (satellite lymphadenopathy), and a red raised (maculopapular) rash.

  • Ticks

    Small wingless bloodsucking insects that, along with the mite, belongs to the order Acarina. Ticks may be found in tall grass, where they may attach to a passing animal or person. Pulling a tick forcefully out from under the skin may leave the head behind. Ticks can transmit diseases such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain […]

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